Neopatriarchy: A Theory of Distorted Change in Arab Society. Front Cover. Hisham Sharabi. Oxford University Press, – History – pages. SharabiHisham, Neopatriarchy: A Theory of Distorted Change in Arab Society ( New York: Oxford University Press, ). Pp. – Volume 26 Issue 1 – Mehran . Hisham Sharabi, Neopatriarchy: A Theory of Distorted Values in Arab Society ( New York: Oxford University Press, ) To continue reading this article, please .

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A central problem common to all developing societies in the Third World is that of transition from patriarchy or traditional culture to secularism and modernity in a world dominated by the rich and industrially advanced countries.

Focusing on the region of the Arab worldcomprising some two hundred million people and twenty-one sovereign states extending from the Atlantic t. Presenting itself as the only valid option, Muslim fundamentalism now confronts the elements calling for secularism and democracy in a bitter battle whose outcome is likely to determine the future of the Arab world as well as that of other Muslim societies in Africa and Asia.

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Neopatriarchy by Hisham Sharabi. Focusing on the region of the Arab worldcomprising some two hundred million people and twenty-one sovereign states extending from the Atlantic t A central problem common to all developing societies shafabi the Third World is that of transition from patriarchy or traditional culture to secularism and modernity in a world dominated by the rich and industrially advanced countries. Published by Oxford University Press first published January 1st To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

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He died of cancer at the American University of Beirut hospital on Hixham 13, He spent his early years growing up in Jaffa, Palestine and Acre, Palestine before attending American University in Beirut, where he graduated with a B. He then traveled to study at the University of Chicago, where he completed an M.

Forced to flee to Jordan after the parties disbanding inSharabi returned to the United States where he completed a Ph. That same year, he began to teach at Georgetown University, where he gained full professorship in eleven years. Sharabi, while an ardent supporter of Palestinian rights, was not beyond criticizing the Palestinian governing bodies.

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According to a story in the Washington Post[4]: Sharabi, along with Edward Said of Columbia University, signed a letter calling the arrests ‘a totally unjustifiable attack on the freedom of expression. He worked tirelessly to promote understanding of the Arab culture, establishing inalong with several other colleagues, the Georgetown Center for Contemporary Arab Studies. Sharabi the Umar Al-Mukhtar Chair in Arab Culture in recognition of his distinguished intellectual contributions and his efforts to promote Arab studies.

Sharabi formed, later that same year, the Jerusalem Fund for Education and Community Development, an organization that worked on educational, cultural and health issues of Palestinians. He served as Chairman of Board until his death in Inhe formed what is now known as the Palestine Center, which serves as a think tank educating the general public on Palestinian Political Issues.

Author of 18 books and numerous articles and editorials, he is well respected as a foremost 20th-century Arab intellectual, contributing greatly to the study of Arabic culture[3]. Sharabi also published several books himself on Arabic culture and philosophy.

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